History_Of_Phuket_Tiger_Cherngtalay

A tiger shot in 1965

A tiger shot in 1965 just outside Cherngtalay by local police Lt. Col. Toksakan Thawan. Phuket’s last recorded tiger shooting was in 1974 in Kamala Village, but reports of tiger sightings in the hills above Kamala continued until the early 1990s.